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Mosquito Road Bridge

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Mosquito Road Bridge

Photo taken by Craig Philpott

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Overview
Suspension bridge over South Fork American River on Mosquito Road
Location
El Dorado County, California
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for repairs, replacement study being done.
History
Built 1939
Design
Towerless wire suspension
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 201.1 ft.
Total length: 245.1 ft.
Deck width: 8.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.77611, -120.74861   (decimal degrees)
38°46'34" N, 120°44'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/695575/4294339 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Slate Mountain
Inventory numbers
CA 25C-61 (California bridge number)
BH 10869 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2014)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 13.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
1,055

Update Log 

  • October 3, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • May 24, 2013: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • May 21, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • November 27, 2011: New photos from Craig Philpott

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